Documents & Postal History

Documents & Postal History

The Confederate Reserve Artillery at Gettysburg – Endorsements by 3 of the Most Famous Leaders: Brig. Genl. & Chief of Artillery, William Nelson Pendleton, Washington Artillery Commander B. F. Eshleman, & Commander of the 3rd Corps Artillery, Col. R. L. Walker



Rare & Desirable Autograph of Ely S. Parker, Seneca Indian on General Grant’s Staff who was with Him at the Appomattox Surrender



Currier & Ives Original Print “The Surrender of Genl. Joe Johnston Near Greensboro, N.C. April 26th, 1865” – Shows General Sherman & Johnston



2 Historic Documents from the City of New York – The “Tweed Ring of Corruption” – Documents Signed by 3 of the 4 Members of the Ring!



One of Our Favorite Confederate Postal Covers – Surgeon Casper C. Henkel, 37th Virginia Infantry



Nice 3rd Rhode Island Volunteer Artillery Document from Hilton Head, S.C. Signed by 2 Captains, the Colonel Commanding the Post & by Major General Quincy A. Gillmore



A Great Item for your “Relic Room” or “Man Cave” – Lee’s General Order Number Nine – Instead of $125,000 Ours is $95



Beautiful Charleston, S.C. Advertising Cover Dated April 3, 1861 – Inventors’ Exchange, Securing Patents in the Confederate States of America!



Stonewall Jackson’s Confederate Chaplain Abner C. Hopkins – 1862 Turned Postal Cover Addressed to Him – GREAT MILITARY ADDRESS + On the Reverse a Petersburg Merchants Imprint!



The Finest Autograph of Col. Hiram Berdan of the 1st U.S.S.S. – A Bold Frank on a Civil War Envelope



Signed P.O.W. Cover from Rawley White Martin, Lt. Col. 53rd Virginia Volunteers – The Fighting Physician & The First Man Over the Stonewall at Gettysburg, Wounded & Captured

Broadside – Triumphal March of Sherman’s Army into Atlanta, and Subsequent Movements in Verse – Composed and Respectfully Dedicated to the Heroes of the Georgia Campaigns, By W. F. Wilder, 18th Wisconsin Infantry 



Great Little “Headquarters Army of the Potomac” Pass – December 12th, 1861 


Brig. General Q. A. Gillmore’s Official Thanks to the Troops on the Fall of Battery Wagner & Gregg (Where the Black 54th Mass. had Charged) 


Important Confederate Telegram Regarding the Famous Confederate Submarines, or “Torpedo Boats”


Pass Issued by Gen. McClellan & Signed by James A. Hardie – To the “Picnic” at the Battle of Bull Run!


Song Sheet/ Writing Paper – Battle of Cedar Creek, October 19th, 1864 – By C. A. Savage, Co. K, 8th Indiana


Song Sheet – “Sherman’s Campaign, ’64-65. Words by G. P. Hardwick” – Multi Color with 6 Different Corps Badges at the Top


1st New Jersey Brigade Broadside – Col. A. T. A. Torbet Thanks His Soldiers for their Victory at Crampton’s Pass, Md. – September 14th, 1862 – “Your advance in line of battle, under a galling artillery fire and final bayonet charge, was a feet seldom if ever surpassed.” 


Chasing Morgan’s Raiders – Actual Order from Col. Thomas Pattison from Aurora, Indiana Dated July 13th, 1863 – Writing to Gen. Mahlon D. Manson Giving Him the Location of Morgan’s Raiders!


“Headquarters U.S. Forces, Johnson’s Island and Sandusky” – Document Furnishing Transportation Home

An Amazing Broadside: 1863 “Johnson’s New Chart of National Emblems” – You’ve Got to See What They Include! 

Great Example of Ohio’s “Squirrel Hunters Discharge” with the Seldom Seen Letter from Governor Tod that came with it

Estate Document from the Famous Woodbine Plantation along the Banks of the Satilla River in Georgia – One of the Largest Plantations in the 1830’s – Lists Inventory of Equipment including “57 Pair of Negro Shoes”!


One of Our Finest Pieces of Confederate Postal History – POW Cover from Lieut. James B. Miller Co. A 18th Virginia Regiment – Shot 3 Times in Pickett’s Charge & Dies from his Wounds in Prison


The American Home Missionary Society Commissions Rev. Alonzo H. Quint Prior to the Civil War – Quint Would Later Become the Famous Chaplain of the 2nd Mass. Vol. Infantry

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